Bug#726393: general: Possible malware infections in source packages
On Fri, 18 Oct 2013, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Oct 2013, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> > I'm still not sure why the virus contained in the source could not be
> > replaced by the EICAR test signature.
> Because it’s not testing a virus scanner, but because the
> specific RFC822 message in question exhibited multiple problems
> in the code, due to the way it’s written/structured.
Then we could just defang it for good, replacing most of the virus
code with crap while preserving the "malformedness".
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